| May 26, 2010
In regards to trucks hauling tons of dirt and rocks from nearby catch basins and dumping it at a "sediment site," which may be endangering nearby residents, has anyone considered dumping all this material in the huge pits in Irwindale?
These pits were...
| Jun 3, 2010
Dr. Jerold Beeve and his wife Dorothy Beeve, of La Caņada Flintridge, were each awarded one of 100 Ellis Island Medals of Honor presented in May by the National Ethnic Coalition.
The couple are founders of the Beeve Foundation for World Eye and Health...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 5:46 AM
If you had a great grandparent come through Ellis Island, you can find their original signature and even how much money they were carrying in their pocket.' Share | You can find your earliest American ancestor if they came through Ellis Island on...
| Jul 1, 2010
M. Night Shyamalan peers over the edge and into the abyss with The Last Airbender. Yes, that's water ahead of him, water all around him. And it's swirling. This colossal folly, the fiasco of the summer of 2010 -- gives us all a ringside seat at the...
| Dec 29, 2009
| 7:38 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A group of California artists wants Mexicans and Central Americans to have more than just a few cans of tuna and a jug of water for their illegal trek through the harsh desert into the U.S.
Faculty at University of California, San Diego...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 1:48 AM
Hundreds of flights were canceled and schools were shuttered Tuesday before a single snowflake hit New York City, as residents and officials braced for a predicted snowstorm.
Airlines had canceled hundreds of flights in anticipation of the blast of...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The busted land boom gave Fort Lauderdale an early taste of the Great Depression years before the rest of the country experienced it. But the city's main draw, its waterways, proved an economic lifeline.
While not yet a regular port of call for passenger...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 6:07 PM
If a sport involved a ball, Joe Shaffer liked watching it.
In his younger days, Joe did more than just watch the ball. The left-handed hurler known as “Lefty” pitched for Hagerstown High School until his graduation in 1934.
During his senior...
| Sep 1, 2010
For nearly 20 years, Glendale ophthalmologist Dr. Jerold E. Beeve and his wife, Dorothy, have made annual trips to Fiji to provide eye and health care to Fijians suffering from various eye ailments and diseases. On May 7, the National Ethnic Coalition...
| Sep 19, 2010
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Random House: 622 pp, $30
It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place.
The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
The way to approach Texas is from space — you see the United States, the land mass south of everything looms up at the bottom of the country, Oklahoma rushes past, the sky gets dusty, boom, you're in a used-car lot outside Dallas, humid. Texas is so...